Archive: 04/18/2012

Genetic similarity promotes cooperation

In a dog-eat-dog world of ruthless competition and 'survival of the fittest,' new research from the University of Leicester reveals that individuals are genetically programmed to work together and cooperate ...

Apr 18, 2012 4.8 / 5 (5) 1 | with audio podcast

Electrons doing the splits

Observations of a 'single' electron apparently splitting into two independent entities -- so-called quasi-particles -- are reported in this week’s Nature.

Apr 18, 2012 4.9 / 5 (34) 9 | with audio podcast

EBay posts higher 1Q net income and revenue

(AP) -- EBay's first-quarter net income grew 20 percent thanks to higher revenue from its PayPal business and brisk sales at its e-commerce websites. The results beat Wall Street's expectations and investors sent the company's ...

Apr 18, 2012 1 / 5 (2) 0